Definition of 'near miss'
Example sentences containing 'near miss'
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The Canadian paraglider had a propeller strapped to her back but was gliding without engine power at the time of the near miss last July. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The home fans probably knew at that point this was going to go down as another near miss. The Sun (2015)Driving them on will be the memory of last year's near miss in the qualification race. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were two near misses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Definition of near miss from the Collins English Dictionary
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